Mohamed Djelid, Director, UNESCO Regional Office for Eastern Africa

Mr Mohamed Djelid (Canada) was appointed Director of the UNESCO Multisectoral Regional Office in Nairobi (Kenya) on 1 November 2012.  As such, he is the UNESCO Representative to Comoros, Djibouti, Eritrea, Ethiopia,  Kenya, Madagascar, Mauritius, Rwanda, Seychelles, Somalia, South Sudan, Tanzania and Uganda.


 In July 2005, he was appointed to the post of Director of the UNESCO Office in Iraq and UNESCO representative to Iraq, managing more than 60 staff based in Amman, Baghdad and Erbil and a significant project portfolio in education, science and culture.


Michael Croft- Programme Coordinator
Email: m.croft(at)

Walter Matoke- Consultant
Email: w.matoke(at)

Patrick Asinero- UNV Youth Programme
Email: p.asinero(at)

Elizabeth Karanja- Secretary to the Director
Email: e.karanja(at)




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